General knowledge quiz 556

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a High German language of Jewish origin, spoken throughout the world, and conventionally written in the Hebrew alphabet?
A
Walloon
B
Turkish
C
Flemish
D
Yiddish
Question 1 Explanation: 
Yiddish
Question 2
A plasma display panel contains many tiny cells between two panels of glass which hold a mixture of noble gases. The gas in the cells is electrically turned into a plasma which emits ultraviolet light which then excites what to emit visible light?
A
Crystals
B
Light emitting diodes
C
Pixels
D
Phosphorus
Question 2 Explanation: 
Phosphorus
Question 3
Asia's first Rice Technology Park to be established in
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Kerala
Question 3 Explanation: 
Asia's first Rice Technology Park to be established in Gangavati, Karnataka
Question 4
In 2009, what name was proposed for the bridge connecting roads for a new route across the Colorado River for U.S. Route 93, known as the Hoover Dam Bypass?
A
Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
B
The Hoover Bridge
C
The Hoover Bypass
D
The Golden Canyon Bridge
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
Question 5
Which bank launched Malayalam and Hindi language versions for its mobile banking application?
A
ICICI
B
HDFC
C
Axis
D
Federal
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kochi headquartered Federal Bank launched Malayalam and Hindi language versions for its mobile banking application FedMobile. Malayalam language version was launched by renowned writer Madathil Thekkepaattu Vasudevan Nair Vasudevan Nair.
Question 6
Denmark has a land border with which of these countries?
A
Netherlands
B
Belgium
C
Poland
D
Germany
Question 6 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 7
Which 17th century composer wrote the opera "L'Orfeo"?
A
Hugo Montenegro
B
Claudio Monteverdi
C
Christian Montecassino
D
Christopher Montague
Question 7 Explanation: 
Claudio Monteverdi
Question 8
Second Thursday in March is observed as..........
A
World Disabled Day
B
World Kidney Day
C
World Malaria Day
D
Anti-Terrorism Day
Question 8 Explanation: 
World Kidney Day:World Kidney Day (WKD) is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.World Kidney Day is observed annually on the 2nd Thursday in March(March 10, 2016)
Question 9
Navjot Singh Sidhu had a marvellous start to his ODI cricketing career.How many sixes did he hit in his innings of 73 runs on debut?
A
3
B
6
C
5
D
10
Question 9 Explanation: 
Well, that match was won by Australia by 1 run.
Question 10
The Buddhist monk who spread Buddhism in Tibet was
A
Nagarjuna
B
Ananda
C
Asanga
D
Padmasambhava
Question 10 Explanation: 
The most important event in the history of Tibetan Buddhism was the arrival of sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century. Padmasambhava translated numerous Buddhist texts into Tibetan language and combined tantric Buddhism with the local religion to create what is today known as Tibetan Buddhism.
Question 11
The headquarters of Animal Welfare Board of India is located in
A
Chennai
B
Bengaluru
C
New Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chennai
Question 12
When Julius Caesar in the first century BCE took a break from overrunning countries and fighting, and returned to display his spoils, what city did he come to?
A
London
B
Constantinople
C
Paris
D
Rome
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 13
What people traditionally dance a hornpipe?
A
Dental hygenists
B
Sailors
C
Hairdressers
D
Car salesmen
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sailors
Question 14
"In God We Trust" is not the official motto of which of these?
A
Canada
B
United States of America
C
The US state of Florida
D
Nicaragua
Question 14 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 15
Which Beatle played "Youngman Grand" in "The Magic Christian" 1969, with Peter Sellers?
A
John Lennon
B
Ringo Starr
C
Paul McCartney
D
George Harrison
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ringo Starr
Question 16
Rajghat, the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi, has for the first time acquired a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the..........Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
A
145
B
146
C
147
D
148
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rajghat, the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi, has for the first time acquired a statue of Mahatma Gandhi. The statue was unveiled by Vice-President of India Mr. M.Venkaiah Naidu on October 2, 2017, on the occasion of the 148 Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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